PhD position

  • Description:
    CUBRe has recently been awarded 2 NIH and 1 German Research Foundation (aka DFG) grants. For details on the NIH grants, namely, H3AbioNet and WASLITBRe, see the following website: The DFG grant was awarded to us to continue our work on the development of evolution-proof insecticides against malaria-infected mosquitoes. This is a work between a German group in Jena, Germany, and 2 nodes, that is CUBRe in Ota, Nigeria, and MRTC in Bamako, Mali.
    In this view, CUBRe is requesting qualified candidates to apply for multiple Ph.D. positions that will be funded by these grants.
  • Qualification:
    • An outstanding MSc degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Engineering, and Biochemistry or other related Biological Science degree courses.
    • Having published good articles or research work in high impact journals / having conference papers published is an advantage.
  • Other General Requirements
    In addition to the various departmental requirements, prospective candidates must satisfy the general regulations governing postgraduate admissions at the Covenant University:
    • must participate and pass the validity interview of the School of Postgraduate Studies Covenant University.
    • must have completed the mandatory one-year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme or certificate of exemption in lieu.
    • must be willing to travel to Ghana, Mali, or any other country for exchange programs if necessary.
  • Who can apply?
    This is open majorly to candidates in Nigeria, Ghana, Mali and other West African Countries. It is also open to candidates from other parts of Africa.
  • Institution
    Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria
  • Organisation
    Covenant University Bioinformatics Research (CUBRe)
  • Schedule
  • Salary
    Max. $13,200 PA (as may be needed, NIH conversion rate to Naira will apply!).
  • How to Apply
  • Send CV and motivation letter to, and copy and with email subject matter, in the format: Application for CUBRe PhD + FIRST NAME_LAST NAME

  • Closing date for applications: 8th October, 2017
  • Announcer: Ezekiel F. Adebiyi (Ph.D)
    Professor and Lead, Covenant University Bioinformatics Research (CUBRe)